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Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-02-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 843
Posted By JamesInLV
FS: 2006 M5, 27k mi, Int Blue/Full Perf Black/Alum trim - $45k!

Price: $45,000 FIRM

Manheim auction numbers for similar cars are around $42-44k for cars in lesser condition.

Tons of pictures and details at www.wedewer.com/m5 I'll update the pricing there...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 05-02-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,974
Posted By JamesInLV
2006, 27k miles, Interlago Blue, Black full...

2006, 27k miles, Interlago Blue, Black full perforated Merino leather interior with aluminum trim.

Price: $45,000 FIRM

Manheim auction numbers for similar cars are around $42-44k for cars in...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 05-14-2008, 12:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,629
Posted By JamesInLV
Ouch. I didn't want to hear this, considering my...

Ouch. I didn't want to hear this, considering my M5 is going on the market in the next couple weeks. I can't believe they're dumping them that low. I would be seriously worried about those cars being...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 01-20-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,222
Posted By JamesInLV
jjclyde, I did this and the instructions over on...

jjclyde, I did this and the instructions over on m5board.com were great. I didn't use goof-off, which will work just fine, but instead I used acetone. Here is an extensive discussion about doing...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 01-20-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,648
Posted By JamesInLV
I know there are a few out there...I've only seen...

I know there are a few out there...I've only seen one over on m5board.com but don't remember who did it. Either way, the reason most people don't chrome their wheels is chrome is HEAVY! This is a...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 01-20-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,824
Posted By JamesInLV
P500 and P500S are simply programming to modify...

P500 and P500S are simply programming to modify the throttle response curve. The accelerator is simply telling a computer how much gas to give the engine, not moving a cable system to actually change...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 06-23-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,811
Posted By JamesInLV
von zoom, this problem has been noted frequently...

von zoom, this problem has been noted frequently by members on the M5board and the dealers push it to improper washing. However, dealers have been very liberal at replacing the trim under warranty,...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 05-06-2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,766
Posted By JamesInLV
Removing them is easy...just follow the...

Removing them is easy...just follow the directions posted above from M5board. Supposedly BMW may have re-engineered them slightly to make them even harder to remove. I'm not sure about that. Just...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 05-06-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,746
Posted By JamesInLV
In the engine there are throttle butterflies that...

In the engine there are throttle butterflies that are limited (I think the limit is actually 85%) in P400. When you press the Power button to go into P500, they are allowed to open to 100% of...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 05-06-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,467
Posted By JamesInLV
Glad to hear it! You won't regret full leather....

Glad to hear it! You won't regret full leather. I wasn't particular about getting it, but I absolutely had to have the ventilated seats (I'm here in Las Vegas!) since I also decide to get the black...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 03-22-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
Posted By JamesInLV
Ummm...no text? Well, according to a Canadian...

Ummm...no text? Well, according to a Canadian court, the way Infiniti is labeling and advertising their M35/M45 cars as "THE M" crosses the line into BMW's territory. I'm sorry, but obviously...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 03-22-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,262
Posted By JamesInLV
Hahaha! Since I run in MDM most of the time and...

Hahaha! Since I run in MDM most of the time and that DSC kicks in when that happens, I know what you're saying. However, see what happens if you do it with DSC Off! I happened to be playing around a...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 03-22-2007, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,463
Posted By JamesInLV
Answers, and read to the bottom because there is...

Answers, and read to the bottom because there is something you can do that might help a little.

1. Yep...that is what this engine sounds like, especially when you start it up. That is the...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 03-22-2007, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,262
Posted By JamesInLV
Unfortunately, this kind of "review" is why most...

Unfortunately, this kind of "review" is why most M5 owners slam the magazine reviews that hate on the SMG. You have to learn the quirks of this transmission just like any other, and over a couple...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 03-22-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By JamesInLV
Decent results from software alone, but very...

Decent results from software alone, but very expensive IMO. Do we have to send the chip into you for the flash? What happens every time BMW does an update and we have to send it in to be re-flashed?...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 03-22-2007, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By JamesInLV
So did you buy it?

So did you buy it?
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 03-22-2007, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,440
Posted By JamesInLV
They do an oil change and a differential fluid...

They do an oil change and a differential fluid change, since both are break-in fluids compared to the regular running fluid they are replaced with at 1200 miles. Mine took about 5 hours from when I...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 03-08-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By JamesInLV
Oh yeah...14 months... Make sure the car either...

Oh yeah...14 months... Make sure the car either got the VANOS lines changed, or was built after that recall. I seem to remember that the recall happened just about 14-15 months ago and if you don't...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 03-08-2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By JamesInLV
Second confirmation of the MSRP being correct....

Second confirmation of the MSRP being correct. Add the gas guzzler tax and account for all the options (malibubimmer probably missed the merino leather option) and you get to that ~$96k sticker...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 03-08-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,262
Posted By JamesInLV
A loaded 550i sticker price is about $75,000. By...

A loaded 550i sticker price is about $75,000. By the time you get done with even a little Dinan work, you have already bought the M5. Also, unless you change out the suspension and get sway bars,...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 03-08-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,213
Posted By JamesInLV
It's fairly well know that BMW just prices in...

It's fairly well know that BMW just prices in about 8% on all their cars. A salesperson indicated to me that the Euro delivery discount of 7% is basically giving up almost all profit, and the...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 02-26-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By JamesInLV
m5board.com is the most active.

m5board.com is the most active.
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 02-26-2007, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 995
Posted By JamesInLV
You're only going to get about 20,000 miles out...

You're only going to get about 20,000 miles out of a set of tires on this car unfortunately. Expensive but true. Some report only getting 10-12k, others have pushed out a max of 25k or so, usually...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2006, 10:27 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 20,954
Posted By JamesInLV
Have mine on my E60 M5 now. I've been hounding on...

Have mine on my E60 M5 now. I've been hounding on this for wiring for DRL, but after getting them installed, there is no point. You can't see these during the day anyway. There is a faint glow...you...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 09-27-2006, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,468
Posted By JamesInLV
In the long run (or 3+ years anyway), the 2007...

In the long run (or 3+ years anyway), the 2007 will be the better buy. As far as the concerns about bugs go...BMW doesn't just fix things for the next model years only like many American car...
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